As I started to better understand the world around myself, I found myself drifting away from the realm of religion. First it was my parent’s faith, an interesting medley called Hinduism. Later it was the spiritual aspect of Hinduism. Then it was spirituality, and finally, when I realized that spirituality is nothing but the debris […]Read more "An Atheist’s Defense of Hindutva"
Singapore, a small, modern island republic, is located just off the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. The name is derived from the Sanskritized-Malay name Sinhapura (city of lions). The country’s territory consists of the lozenge-shaped main island and more than 60 significantly smaller islets. Singapore is separated from peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of […]Read more "One Year in Singapore: An Analysis"
The title of my article is sharp, and I intended for it to be so. Over the last few years, I have done extensive reading about the Indian sub-continent, an important part of which is the genesis of Pakistan. I’ve concluded that the existence of Pakistan as a nation state is illogical and illegitimate. I […]Read more "Pakistan: History’s Illegitimate Child"
Singapore, which is my new home, is just off the southern most tip of continental Malaysia. Historically and culturally, Singapore was a part of the Malay culture and kingdom. On account of friendly relations between the two countries today, a lot of people cross the road border between Johor Bahru and Singapore on a daily […]Read more "A Week Long Affair with Malaysia"